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Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Peshawar, Pakistan

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By George Hatcher
Gulf Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Peshawar, Pakistan

Gulf Air flight GF-784 made an emergency landing in Peshawar, Pakistan, on April 4th. The Airbus A330-200 plane flying from Bahrain was on approach to Peshawar when the crew reported an issue with the brakes. The plane landed safely and was towed to the apron. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download article... »

JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, March 16, 2017
By George Hatcher
JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Fort Lauderdale

JetBlue flight B6-1675 had to return and make an emergency landing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on March 15th. The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Kingston, Jamaica, but had to turn back after the crew noticed an issue with the brakes. The plane landed back safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed. Download... »

S7 Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Brakes Problem

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
By George Hatcher
S7 Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Brakes Problem

S7 Airlines flight S7-1148 made an emergency landing in Moscow, Russia, on February 6th. The Airbus A320-200 plane flying from Krasnodar, Russia, was on final approach to Moscow when the crew reported a brakes problem and went around. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed. Download article as PDF »

Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Egypt

Thursday, November 3, 2016
By George Hatcher
Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Egypt

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-321 made an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on November 1st. The Airbus A321-200 plane flying from Dammam, Saudi Arabia, was on final approach to Cairo when the crew received a brakes fault indication and prepared for an emergency landing. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Pegasus Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Turkey after Tire Burst

Saturday, August 13, 2016
By George Hatcher
Pegasus Airlines Plane makes Safe Landing in Turkey after Tire Burst

Pegasus Airlines flight PC-4162 made a safe landing at Erkilet International Airport, Kayseri, Turkey, on August 11. The Boeing 737-800 flying from Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen, Turkey, had just landed when its main brakes locked up resulting in tire burst. The plane was damaged. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

Ryanair Plane makes Safe Landing in Netherlands

Saturday, June 11, 2016
By George Hatcher
Ryanair Plane makes Safe Landing in Netherlands

Ryanair flight FR-3100 made a safe emergency landing at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands, on June 10. The Boeing 737-800, flying from Dublin, Ireland, was about to land when the crew assumed a problem with its brakes and slowed it down. The airplane became disabled on the taxiway due to a blown tyre. The plane... »

Allegiant Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Maryland after Brakes Indication

Friday, March 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Maryland after Brakes Indication

Allegiant flight G4-822 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Baltimore- Washington International Airport, Baltimore, Maryland, on March 13. The Airbus A320-200, en-route from Saint Petersburg, Florida to Elmira, New York, was mid-air above Baltimore when the crew reported abnormal brakes indication and decided to divert. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers... »

Allegiant Air 822 Makes Emergency Diversion From NY to Maryland

Monday, March 14, 2016
By George Hatcher
Allegiant Air 822 Makes Emergency Diversion From NY to Maryland

On Allegiant Air 822, everyone aboard the Airbus A320 was leaving Clearwater International anticipating a routine flight and to land at Elmira/Corning Regional Airport. A Brake Control panel light changed all that. Pilots diverted to Baltimore. Passengers assumed the brace position, and survived the landing without further ado. No injuries and no obvious problems... »

Swiss International Airlines Makes Emergency Landing

Monday, January 18, 2016
By George Hatcher
Swiss International Airlines Makes Emergency Landing

A Swiss International Airlines Airbus en route from Zurich to Helsinki developed a brake problem, and return to Zurich. The plane made a safe landing. No further notification has been made public regarding the condition of the brakes, but the plane was taken from rotation for maintenance and inspection. Passengers were booked an alternative... »

Aer Lingus Plane makes Safe Landing in Dublin

Thursday, November 26, 2015
By George Hatcher
Aer Lingus Plane makes Safe Landing in Dublin

Aer Lingus flight EI-583 made a safe landing at Dublin Airport, Dublin, Ireland, on November 20. The Airbus A321-200, en-route from Malaga, Spain to Dublin was approaching the runway when the crew detected some problem with its brakes. The plane landed safely. All passengers aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

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